Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina benefit from visa-free travel to Schengen countries since 2010. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a partner country of Erasmus+, the EU's program supporting education, training, youth and sport in Europe. 

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    Since July 1, 2021, roaming fees in the Western Balkans have been abolished, which will pave the way for a roaming-free zone with the EU. 

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Travel to the EU

Since December 2010, BiH citizens holding biometric passports are able to travel without a visa to all the countries within the Schengen Area as well as Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Croatia. 

If you need to apply for a visa for any reason, please contact the relevant consular office for the EU Member State to which you wish to travel. 

For further information related to the visa-free regime, see the websites of the BiH Ministry of Security and BiH Ministry of Foreign Affairs

To get comprehensive information about travelling in and across Europe, see the Travelling in Europe 2020 publication. 

Information about the EU’s visa policy here.

Study Programmes

Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. The 2021-2027 programme places a strong focus on social inclusion, the green and digital transitions, and promoting young people’s participation in democratic life. 

Contact:  

National ERASMUS+ Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Phone: +387 33 570 260 

Address: Zmaja od Bosne 47, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Website: erasmusbih.com 

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    Erasmus+ students in front of the EU House in Sarajevo. 

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COVID-19 Guidelines

CONDITIONS FOR THE ENTRY INTO BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens

BiH citizens may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina with a valid travel document, i.e. a valid passport or other identification document issued by the competent authority of BiH and a valid identity card and another identification document with a photograph that may be used to cross the state border and is recognized by an international agreement to which BiH is a contracting party, while in the case of entry into BiH without a valid travel document of BiH, they are subject to misdemeanour proceedings. Please note that citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina are not required to have a PCR test for the SARS-COV-2 virus.

Foreigners 

A foreigner who meets conditions for entry to BiH prescribed by Law on Aliens, may enter BiH if he/she at the BiH Border Crossing Points presents any of the following:

  • Negative PCR test or rapid antigen test on SARS-CoV-2, not older than 48 hours if he/she comes from an European country, and if he/she comes from another country, not older than 72 hours until arrival at the border crossing point of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Certificate that a person has received the second dose of vaccine for COVID-19 before more than 14 days before the arrival to a Border Crossing Point of BiH or has received one dose before 14 days and more before the arrival to a Border Crossing Point of BiH, if it is a single dose vaccine.
  • Certificate issued by doctor showing that he/she has recovered from COVID-19 in the previous period from 14 to 180 days until the arrival to a Border Crossing Point of BiH.

Exemptions from Article 2 of the Decision, foreigners who may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina without presenting a negative test result or certificates are:

  • Citizens of Montenegro, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Serbia, when they enter Bosnia and Herzegovina directly from the country of which they are citizens, as well as their minor children and spouses who are citizens of other countries.
  • The crew and cabin crew of the aircraft, whose final destination is Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Drivers and co-drivers of freight vehicles when performing international transport of goods by road, provided that their stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina does not last longer than 12 hours.
  • Crews of freight trains and ships in international traffic.
  • Diplomatic and consular staff and staff of international organizations in the performance of their official duties, who must have and present an appropriate valid passport upon entering Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Civil protection services and teams when their entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina is urgent and cannot be postponed.
  • Members of the military forces of the member states of the North Atlantic Treaty and other states participating in the Partnership for Peace and members of the NATO and EUFOR Headquarters in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Heads of states and governments and members of their delegations whose arrival and departure from Bosnia and Herzegovina have been announced to Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina, through diplomatic channels or through protocols of the competent authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Foreigners transiting through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of returning to the country of usual residence, without staying in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • A minor foreigner whose parent is a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as a foreigner who is the spouse of a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Children under the age of seven travelling with parents or guardians, if their parents or guardians possess negative PCR or rapid antigen test on SARS-CoV-2, or certificate of vaccination or certificate showing that he/she has recovered from COVID-19.
  • Foreigners authorised to stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina temporarily or permanently, if they are returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina after exit and stay only in Montenegro, the Republic of Croatia and/or the Republic of Serbia, provided that the total duration of their stay in the above countries has not been longer than 48 hours since they left the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which could be proved by exiting stamp, i.e. entering stamp in a travel document of the foreigner.
  • Foreigners – citizens of the Republic of Turkey crossing the state border of Bosnia and Herzegovina daily due to construction of the bridge Rača in the framework of realization of the Project motorway/expressway Sarajevo-Beograd-Sarajevo. Ministry of Communication and Transport of BiH shall submit to the BiH Border Police a certified list of nationals of the Republic of Turkey Border Police hired as workers for the construction of the Rača Bridge within the above-mentioned Project, including their names, surnames and number of travel document they use for crossing of the BiH border; as well as certificate that the Project is implemented according to signed Agreement on Cooperation regarding realisation of the Project motorway/expressway road Sarajevo-Beograd-Sarajevo (“Official Gazette BiH –

International Agreements”, no. 13/20).

Embassies

EU Embassies in BiH

Austria

Dzidzikovac 7
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 279 400 
F: +387 33 668 339ob@bmeia.gv.atwww.austrijska-ambasada.ba

Belgium 

Grbavička 4 
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 208 362
F: +387 33 207 462Sarajevo@diplobel.fed.be

Bulgaria

Soukbunar br. 5
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 668-191
T: +387 33 668-189
F: +387 33 668-182
F: +387 33 668-189possar@bih.com.bawww.bulgaria.bg/Europe/Sarajevo/

Croatia

Maršala Tita 28
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 277 100
F: +387 33 472 434croemb.sarajevo@mvep.hrwww.ba.mvp.hr

Cyprus

Dorottya u.3
1051 Budapest
Hungary
T: +361-266-6045
T: +361-266-1330
T: +361-483-1458
F: +361-266-0538https://mfa.gov.cy/http://www.cyprus.gov.cy/

Czechia 

Franjevačka 19
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 447525
T: +387 33 446966
F: +387 33 447526sarajevo@embassymzv.czwww.mvz.cz/sarajevo

Denmark

Kasindolska 33
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 781 701
F: +387 33 781 701consulate.sarajevo@proma.ba

Estonia

Estonia is represented in issuing visas by Embassy of Hungary

Finland
 

Abdića 9
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 223 321
F: +387 33 203 906f.strik@strikconsulting.com

France 

Mehmed-bega Kapetanovića Ljubušaka 18
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: + 387 (33) 282 050 
Contact ushttps://ba.ambafrance.org/ 

Germany

Skenderija 3 
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina 
T: +387 33 565 300 
F: +387 33 206-400 info@sarajewo.diplo.de  www.sarajewo.diplo.de  

Greece 

Obala Maka Dizdara 1, 
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina 
T: +387 33 560 550
F: +387 33 203 512
Emergency number: 387 62 469 078gremb.sjv@mfa.gr https://www.mfa.gr/missionsabroad/en/bosnia-herzegovina-en 

Hungary

Splitska u. 2.
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 238-512, 238 513 (08.00-16.30),
T: +397 63 876 166
F: +387 33 218 685consulate.sjj@kum.huwww.mfa.gov.hu/emb/sarajevo

Ireland 

Palaca Kapitelj Poljanski nasip 6
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
T: +386-1300-8970
F: +386-1282-1096www.embassyofireland.si 

Italy

Čekaluša 39
71000 Sarajevo
Bosna i Hercegovina
T: +387 33 565 450
F: +387 33 659 368
Emergency number: +87 61 130 246amb.sarajevo@esteri.itamb.sarajevo@cert.esteri.it

Latvia

http://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/https://www.latvija.lv/en
Latvia Visa: Click here 
For Consular affairs:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
Elizabetes iela 57, Riga
(+371) 67 016 364
(+371) 67 828 274mfa.cdep@mfa.gov.lv 

Lithuania

Deak Ferenc utca 15 
1052 Budapest 
Hungary 
T: +36 1 224 79 10 
F: +36 1 20 23 995 amb.hu@urm.lt  http://hu.mfa.lt 

Luxembourg

Luxembourg is represented by the Embassy of Belgium.

Malta

Mula Mustafe Bašeskije 12/II
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 668 632
F: +387 33 668 632smom@bih.net.ba

Netherlands 

Grbavička 4
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 56 26 00 
F: +387 33 223 413 
Emergencies number: 31 247 247 247sar@minbuza.nl https://www.netherlandsandyou.nl/

Norway

Ferhadija 20 
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 254 000
T: 387 33 666 505emb.sarajevo@mfa.nohttps://www.norway.no/en/bosnia-herzegovina/ 

Poland

Višnjik 20
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 290 500
F: +387 33 290 519sarajewo.amb.sekretariat@msz.gov.plwww.sarajewo.msz.gov.pl

Portugal

Cobanija 12/1
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina
T: +387 33 200 835
F: +387 33 443 117embaport@bih.net 

Romania

Čobanija 28 
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 207 447
F: +387 33 668 940rumunska@bih.net.bahttps://sarajevo.mae.ro/en 

Slovakia

Trnovska 6 
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 716 440
F: +387 33 716 410emb.sarajevo@mzv.skhttps://www.mzv.sk/web/sarajevo 

Slovenia
 

Bentbaša 7
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 572 450
F: +387 33 271 270vsa@gov.siwww.sarajevo.veleposlanistvo.si

Spain 
 

Mehmeda Mujezinovića 13a
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 584 000
F: +387 33 239 155emb.sarajevo@maec.eshttp://www.exteriores.gob.es/Embajadas/ 
 

Sweden

Ferhadija 20
71000 Sarajevo 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T: +387 33 276 030
F: +387 33 276 060ambassaden.sarajevo@gov.sehttps://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/bosnia-and-herzegovina-sarajevo/

 

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